Professor Alex Pentland Banks On Blockchain To Bring Predictive Analytics To The Masses
Forbes | February 20, 2018

For new industries like the world of crypto, the field of predictive analytics is essentially non-existent. Some believe this is the reason why cryptocurrencies are so volatile. Alex Pentland believes his company Endor holds the answer.


Putting the brain at the center of anesthesiology
MIT News | February 16, 2018

Emery N. Brown explains how statistics and neuroscience improve anesthesiology at the American Association for the Advancement of Science's annual meeting.


IDSS Faculty Affiliates named 2018 Sloan Research Fellows
IDSS Communications Office | February 16, 2018

IDSS faculty affiliates Tamara Broderick and Stefanie Jegelka have been named 2018 Sloan Research Fellows by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.


Stephen Graves elected to the National Academy of Engineering
IDSS Communications Office | February 8, 2018

Stephen C. Graves, the Abraham J. Siegel Professor of Management Science at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and a member of the IDSS faculty leadership team, has been elected into the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).


3Q: Daron Acemoglu on technology and the future of work
MIT News Office | February 2, 2018

“We need to look to the past in the face of modern innovations in machine learning, robotics, artificial intelligence, big data, and beyond,” says the economist.


Institute launches the MIT Intelligence Quest
MIT News Office | February 1, 2018

New Institute-wide initiative will advance human and machine intelligence research.  It is anticipated that faculty and students from IDSS will play a critical role in this initiative.

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Location detection when GPS doesn’t work
MIT News | January 25, 2018

Theoretical study shows how to make wireless localization much more accurate

Philippe Rigollet

From undisciplined to interdisciplinary
MIT News Office | January 22, 2018

Math professor Philippe Rigollet, once a “not very disciplined” student, moves between computer science and statistics.


Professor Tamara Broderick Named ARO Young Investigator
IDSS Communications Office | January 16, 2018

Tamara Broderick, the ITT Career Development Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a faculty member of IDSS, has been awarded an Army Research Office Young Investigator Program (YIP) award. Bestowed by the Army to outstanding scientists, the...


Richard Larson Receives Daniel Berg Lifetime Achievement Medal
IDSS Communications Office | December 22, 2017

Richard Larson, the Mitsui Professor of Engineering Systems and Civil and Environmental Engineering, and a faculty member at IDSS, has received the first-ever Daniel Berg Lifetime Achievement Medal from the International Academy of Information Technology and Quantitative Management (IAITQM). The...


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